Lightning promote Trevor Smith from Norfolk Admirals

Trevor Smith From October 7th, 2011 (Photo by John Wright via Norfolk Admirals)

Dana Tyrell went down during yesterday's loss to the Penguins, and he went down hard. Hard enough that he won't be available for Tuesday's game against the Boston Bruins.

In response to this, the Lightning made another call-up from the Norfolk Admirals. Trevor Smith - who has been an AHL mainstay during his career - was promoted to the Lightning. Smith has played 7 NHL game in his career -- all in 2008-09 with the New York Islanders.

He's been an absolute force for the Admirals this season, scoring 16 goals and notching 28 assists in 39 games. His 44 points are 18 shy of his AHL career best (62 points, scored durig the 2008-0 season with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers).

The full press release from the club is below.

LIGHTNING RECALL FORWARD TREVOR SMITH FROM NORFOLK

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled forward Trevor Smith from the Norfolk Admirals of the American Hockey League, Vice President and General Manager Steve Yzerman announced. He will wear No. 24.

Smith, 6-foot-1, 195 pounds, has played in all 39 games for the Admirals this season, recording 16 goals and 44 points. He leads all Norfolk skaters in points, is second for goals, assists and power-play goals with six, and is tied for second with a plus-17 rating. Smith has played in 321 career AHL games with Norfolk, the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, the Syracuse Crunch and the Springfield Falcons. In those games, he has registered 108 goals and 236 points. He has also appeared in 10 career Calder Cup Playoff games, notching two goals and seven points.

A native of North Vancouver, British Columbia, Smith has played in seven career NHL games, all with the New York Islanders during the 2008-09 season. He has one career goal. He was signed as a free agent by the Lightning on July 5, 2011. He was originally undrafted out of the University of New Hampshire where he was an All Hockey East first team and a Second Team All American.

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